The "Material Support" Bar: Denying Refuge to the Persecuted?
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law
Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Time: 02:30 PM



The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law on "The 'Material Support' Bar: Denying Refuge to the Persecuted?" for Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Chairman Durbin will preside.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements

  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)
  3. Senator Dick Durbin (D - IL)


Panel I

  1. Paul Rosenzweig
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy
    Department of Homeland Security
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Anwen Hughes
    Senior Counsel, Refugee Protection Program
    Human Rights First
    New York City , NY
  2. Bishop Thomas G. Wenski
    Diocese of Orlando, Chairman, International Policy Committee
    United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
    Orlando , FL
  3. Mariana Name has been changed to protect witness identity
    Colombian Refugee